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Apr 14, 2008

A light plane on the NSW NSW New South Wales

Noun 1. NSW - the agency that provides units to conduct unconventional and counter-guerilla warfare
Naval Special Warfare
 north coast is the latest aircraft to be targeted in a laser attack. The Cessna 152 was flying over Port Macquarie about 7.25pm when the pilot noticed a bright green beam coming through the wing tip of the aircraft, police said. Police believe the laser beam was shone from a suburb south-west of Port Macquarie, near the intersection of the Oxley Highway The Oxley Highway is a rural highway in New South Wales, Australia. It starts at Nevertire where it joins the Mitchell Highway. It links Warren, Gilgandra, Coonabarabran, Gunnedah, Tamworth, Bendemeer, Walcha, Wauchope and ends at Port Macquarie on the coast of the Tasman Sea.  and Major Innes Road. They are yet to find any offenders. The attack last night follows a series of similar incidents in NSW in recent weeks. Two weeks ago, a co-ordinated 15-minute attack using four green lasers forced six aircraft to change their flight paths as they approached Sydney Airport Sydney Airport may refer to:
  • Kingsford Smith International Airport in Sydney, Australia
  • Sydney Airport Corporation Limited, the private operator of Kingsford Smith International Airport
  • Sydney Airport (Nova Scotia), in Nova Scotia, Canada
. A few days later, a laser was pointed at a Virgin Blue plane traveling from Cairns Cairns, city (1991 pop. 64,463), Queensland, NE Australia, on Trinity Bay. It is a principal sugar port of Australia; lumber and other agricultural products are also exported. The city's proximity to the Great Barrier Reef has made it a tourist center.  to Sydney Airport. Home Affairs Minister Bob Debus Robert John "Bob" Debus (born 16 September 1943) is an Australian politician. Before his retirement from NSW Parliament at the 2007 election, he represented the Australian Labor Party in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly and held the portfolios of Attorney-General, Minister  has said the government was considering increasing penalties for the crime, which now attracts a maximum two years in jail and fines of up to $30,000. NSW Police Minister David Campbell David Campbell may refer to:
  • David Campbell (poet) (1915-1979), Australian poet
  • David Campbell (Canadian musician) (born 1948), Canadian musician
  • David Campbell (Manitoba politician), Canadian politician
 has said he was considering a ban on the laser pointers. Apr 11, 2008

Blue Wing Airlines Blue Wing Airlines is an airline based in Paramaribo, Suriname. It started operations in 2004 and operates charter and scheduled services from Paramaribo to destinations in the Caribbean area. Its main base is Zorg en Hoop Airport, Paramaribo[1]. , Antonov

Blue Wing Airlines Antonov An-28 crashed Friday after aborting a landing at an airstrip near Benzdorp in northern Suriname. All 17 passengers and two crew were killed, according to press reports and Flight Safety Foundation's Aviation Safety Network. Flight departed from Paramaribo, approximately 160 mi. away. The aircraft first flew in 1990 and reportedly crashed into a hillside while circling back to land. Blue Wing did not confirm the accident on its website. As of last fall it was flying five An-28s, three Cessna 206s, one Caravan 208 and one Twin Otter. Apr 7, 2008

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